Published by Yazko, İstanbul 1981, 25th ed. Can Yayınları, İstanbul 2014
The story of a little girl, Kemal Bilbaşar wrote this novel for children at a time where there were very few Turkish books for children other than those translated from foreign literature.
n 2006, the Turkish Ministry of Education selected YONCA KIZ in the list of "100 Major Literary Works" recommended to primary school students. It has since been re-edited frequently.